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Devotion in Honor of the Five Holy Wounds

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The Five Holy Wounds or Five Sacred Wounds are the five piercing wounds Jesus suffered during the Crucifixion – the nail wounds on his hands and feet as well as the lance wound which pierced his side. Let us meditate … Continue reading

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St. Ignatius’ Prayer for Penitents

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St. Ignatius of Loyola was the Founder of the Society of Jesuits. His feast is celebrated on July 31st. St. Ignatius recommended the following prayer to penitents. Take, O Lord, and receive my entire liberty, my memory, my understanding and … Continue reading

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Devotion to The Holy Face of Jesus

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Devotion to the Holy Face of Jesus became popular in the 19th century after Sister Marie of St. Peter (French Carmelite Nun) had several visions of Jesus and Mary in which she was urged to spread this devotion, in reparation … Continue reading

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